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My refriger has ice maker and water dispenser which is locked now.
I don't know how to unlock it. I have a white Kenmore Side by Side and the water dispenser and ice maker are locked and I would like to know how to unlock it. There is only a lock button and no apparent unlock button.

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  • Anonymous Sep 22, 2008

    ice maker not putting water in ice tray

  • David Angel Sep 28, 2008

    Same issue. I also believe there isn't enough water flow because when it does work it makes very small cubes.

  • porkwop Sep 29, 2008

    moved into a new house. Came with kenmore side by side fridge model# 106.56562400, pressed the lock button to lock ice/water dispenser. Now it will not unlock. I read the owners manual and says to press and hold the unlock button. The problem is I don't have an unlock button. I even tried uplugging the fridge for a while but itremains locked. HELP!!!

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I have the same fridge, you have to press and hold the Lock button and it will unlock the ice/water for you.

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